Covid-19 updates for a marriage and civil partnership

Contact us to confirm the current restrictions.

Council ceremony suites capacity allowing for physical distancing - from 9 August 2021

  • Alexander suite - 36 seated guests (plus couple standing)
  • European suite - 70 seated guests (plus couple standing)
  • Forth View room - 44 seated guests (plus couple standing)
  • Dalmeny room - 12 seated guests (plus couple standing)

Children over the age of 2 are included in guest numbers.

Trace and protect

Details will be gathered prior to entering the building by QR code.

Face coverings

Face coverings must be worn by all adults and children from age 12 years. The couple do not need to wear a face covering.


Complete quarantine in full before attending a ceremony.

Awaiting test results / symptoms 

If you are awaiting test results or have Covid-19 symptoms please stay at home, do not attend the ceremony.